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and how sweden's top company plans to grow in the united states. britain's's pan european disclosed discussing a union to create a 93 billion dollar titan that would be the world's largest aerospace and defense company. deal if approved by global regulators would join europe's leading military and aerospace contractors into a new giant that builds commercial cargo fighter trainer aircraft helicopters and rockets and saturdayel lights missiles and radars and other sophisticated electronics communication systems and security products. the companys proprosed the -- proposed complex ownership ada holding 68% and bae40%. to alie security concerns executives have promised to operate bae's vast operation independently of the new parent. what does the deal mean globally what's next and what will government regulators be focusing on. join us is stev. grundman who analyzes and reviewed defense mergers and acquisition at the pentagon during the clinton administration and he advices defense and aerospace companies worldwide and has absolutely no stake in this particular transaction. >> no. righ
. >> the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. we absolutely reject its content and message. but as i said yesterday, there is no justification, none at all, for responding to this video with violence. >> question, based on initial reports, can you deduce that tuesday's attacks were coordinated to coincide with the eleventh anniversary of our 9/11? pat buchanan? >> as it went into benghazi with rocket propelled grenades and guns and all of it, that was an orchestrated, organized attack maybe inside a really dramatic uprising. but john, what this shows is the total collapse or approaching collapse of the entire obama policy of looking on the arab spring as a great glorious opportunity, we have helped liberate the libyans the egyptians, yemen, and we find our embassies in these cases as of friday, under attack. what happened is when the arab spring came along it liberated a lot of fores, ethnic national liz im, antiamericannism, all these forces, john. and the united states of america, there is a real dichotomy between the two of us, how do you get along when you c
towards the united states and its citizens. >> schieffer: was this a long-planned attack, as far as you know. what do you know about that? >> the way this perpetrators acted, moved, and their choosing specific date for this so-called demonstration, i think we have no-- this leaves us with no doubt that this was preplanned, predetermined. >> schieffer: and you believe this was the work of al qaeda and you believe that it was led by foreigners. is that what you're telling us? >> it was plans definitely, was planned by forers, by people who entered the country a few months ago, and they were planning this criminal act since their arrival. >> schieffer: mr. president, is it safe for americans there now? >> the security situation is-- is difficult, not only for americans. even for libbians themselves. we don't know what are the real intentions. of these perpetrators. how they will react. but there is no specific particular concern, danger for americans or any other foreigners. but the situation is not easy to keep stability. yes >> mr. president, will it be safe for the f.b.i. investigators
and his name was barack obama. four years later he is president, he became president of the united states. what are your ambitions? >> well, you know, it is very flattering but i don't put myself in the same league with president obama. >> he is quite a unique talent. i am going to be mayor of san antonio as long as the voters will have me. my tenure would end in 2017 so i will be there and run for reelection and be there, if i do a great job then i will look around and see what is possible, of course the challenge is that we are in texas, texas is very red state, we have 29 statewide offices and it is 29 to zero in terms of republicans and democrats, so we will see. we will see. >> joaquin, part of what we learned in your brother's speech last night was that your grand jury immigrated from mexico. >> right. >> never got past the fourth grade, both of you went to stanford and have law degrees from harvard. how did that happen? you know, our grandmother and everybody in our family worked very hard, so that we could have the very best opportunity possible and, you know, as julian told the s
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. ( cheers and applause ) >> gabby! gabby! >> pelley: after all, these conventions are in part a celebration of the american spirit. bob schieffer, the stakes really couldn't be higher for the democrats. there are 62 days until election day. they don't have many more opportunities like this one. >> reporter: well, you know, there's a very small number of americans, according to the polls, who simply have not made up their minds. that's who the president will be aiming this address at tonight. this thing is dead even. very few people in the key battleground states are going to be the ones who decide how this election comes out. that's what this is all about. all of this has been planned for this night, for the president to lay out for the american people where he wants to take the country. over the next four years. >> pelley: norah o'donnell, the cohost of "cbs this morning" is down on the convent
accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> four years ago, i know that many americans felt that fresh excitement about the possibilities of a new president. but today, four years from the the excitement of that last election, for the first time, the majority of americans now doubt that our children will have a better future. it is not what we were promised. i wish president obama had succeeded because i want america to succeed. but his promises gave way to disappointments and division. this isn't something we have to accept. now is the moment when we can do something, and with your help, we will do something. [ applause ] now is the moment when we can stand up and say i'm an american, i make my destiny, we deserve better. my children deserve better, my family deserves better, my country deserves better. >>> question, did the republican convention improve mitt romney's presidential prospects? mortmort zuckerman? >> i think he had to have a platform on which he could appeal to the american public and i think by and large that worked. i think he was often trying to appeal
united states marines just tonight. >> the demonstrations prompted by an anti-muslim video produced right here in this country have now spread to 23 countries. some taking place right now. gary nurenberg brings us up-to-date. gary. >> reporter: well, derek and anita, after three days, the anger does not appear to be dampening with more demonstrations now than we've seen all week. crowds continued to spar with police on the streets outside the american embassy in kiro. protestors raged at the video mocking the faith. demonstrators hit american facilities in yemen, indonesia and protested on the streets of gaza. the american embassy was targeted in sudan. and an base in southern afghanistan killed two american marines, though it is unclear if it was prompted by rage over the film. the bodies of the four americans killed in the tuesday attack in libya returned to joint base andrews outside washington this afternoon honored by the president who, again, vowed to bring their killers to justice. >> they didn't simply embrace the american ideal, they lived it. they embodied it. >> reporter: the s
the united states to take a tougher stand against iran over its nuclear program. >> to ease tension he spoke for an hour with benjamin netanyahu. >> the world says wait there's still time. i say wait for what. >> flash floods, knocked out power to thousands in las vegas. >> oh, wow. oh, my goodness, guys. >> here we go. >> downtown l.a. when a chase came to a dramatic end between officers and the armed shootout. >> could kate be pregnant? she was toasting with water not wine. >> whoa. he got the ball. >> i know. >> this guy needs to be moved to a home. >> tell me what oprah smells like. >> smells like diamonds. >> let the buzz begin. apple is set to announcement the latest version of the iphone 5 today. >> enjoy those last five hours before your current iphone stucks. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." angry dispute over insulting islam's central figure. protesters burned down the american consulate in benghazi, libya. >> libyan officials say it killed the u.n. ambassador to libya and three of his staff. holly williams is in antakya, turkey. >> reporter: the ambassad
way, the good people of san antonio willing, to the united states congress! (cheers and applause) my family story isn't special. what's special is the america that makes our story possible. ours is a nation like no other, a place where great journeys can be made in a single generation no matter who you are or where you come from, the path is always forward. (cheers and applause) america didn't become the land of opportunity by accident. my grandmother's generation and generations before always saw beyond the horizons of their own lives and their own circumstances. they believed that opportunity created today would lead to prosperity tomorrow. that's the country they envisioned and that's the country they helped build. the roads and bridges they built, the schools and universities they created, the rights they fought for and won. these opened the doors to a decent job, a secure retirement, the chance for your children to do better than you did. and that's the middle class, the engine of our economic growth. with hard work, everybody ought to be able to get there. and with hard work, e
the conviction on the tax fraud. excuse me. he moved away from the united states. he spoke out quite significantly and harshly against the united states in later years. >> okay, good information. i appreciate it. thank you. >>> on the campaign trail, hitting the key swing states on his way for the democratic national convention later in charlotte. the con v kicks off on tuesday. earlier today president obama stopped at the university of colorado. >> if you're willing to vote for me, we'll win boulder and colorado. we'll win here. >> his advisors said that president obama will have to account for the struggling economy. >> i think next week in charlotte, the president needs to explain why he did not do what he said he would do. >> the president says he will lay out a plan to move the country forward when he accepts the party's nomination for their schedule on thursday. back here the traffic control facility shut down flights at three area control centers this morning. the faa says that the facility was evacuated at about 8:40 this morning after a fire in an office refrigerator. >>> mo
is doing to prepare its troops for future challenges. but first, the united states marine corps is wrapping up its decade long involvement in afghanistan. at the same time, the marines are retrimpg r thinking their doctrine and equipment news. they want light armored vehicles while shaping its new amphibious tractor to replace the vehicle that was canceled early last year. as the marines develop the requirements for their new fighting vehicle, they face challenges. first the new generation of precision weapons is pushing the marines farther out to sea than ever before complicating future amphibious operations. new vehicles and aircraft are steadily getting bigger making existing ships increasingly camped when fully loaded out. the man leading the process of shaping the future of the marine corps is lieutenant general richard mills charged with developing tactics and doctrine for the service. welcome to the program. >> thank you for having me. >> welcome as a fellow new yorker. >> it's great to be here. it's a great opportunity to talk about the future of the marine corps. >> you commanded t
the stage to make it official. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> he says this election isn't just about him. he says it's a choice. >> on every issue, the choice you face won't just be between two candidates or two parties. it will be a choice between two different paths for america. >> and the president says the republicans have only one path. >> have a surplus? try a tax cut. deficit too high? try another. field a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. >> in his acceptance speech, vice president biden stuck to the line which has almost become a catch phrase for him. >> osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> democrats hope the energy and momentum of these last three days will carry forward now that the conventions are over and the fall campaign begins. the president says this election is still about hope. >> if you share that hope with me, i ask you tonight for your vote. >> and vice president biden says americans never lost faith. >> you never quit on america. and you deserve a president
. >> on "cbs this morning." >> thank you. god bless you. god bless these united states. >>> barack obama accepting the nomination of the democratic party and at the end of it, threw down his mike and party and at the end of it, threw down his mike and [ bleep ] all y'all. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." democrats are on their way home from charlotte after a pep talk and a plea from president obama. he says voters face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. >> in his speech last night at the democratic national convention, the president said this is not the time to give power back to the republicans. nancy cordes is in charlotte. nancy, good morning. >> good morning, norah. the president had a lot of jobs do with this speech. he had to lay out his accomplishments, explain his failures, go after his opponents and make a case for another four years, all while arguing that he had not abandoned that message of hope that got him elected four years ago. >> madam chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> in the 38
for the united states for the rest of the year this weekend. >> tom, how much effect did the storm have on these prices and where are they going up the most? >> chip, we always spend the summer with about 200 barrels of gasoline inventory, which is to say we're always on just in time inventory. when you get anything that ripples through the system, a storm that interrupts production for a period of time, it can have a lasting impact, particularly in august. so it probably added about 5 to 15, maybe 20 cents a gallon. the irony is the prices went up most in places distance from the storm like chicago and detroit. that had little to do with the hurricane but a lot to do the hardware up that way, which has been finicky all summer long. >> what do you think in terms of seeing some relief? >> oh, i think you'll see relief. i don't know if ten days prices will be lower. but i think 100 days from now prices will be considerably lower. we bombed out at $3.25 the end of the year. i think there's a good chance we'll get to that. these are really, really big profits for refiners right now. they te
this morning, the president said this. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. and make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> pelley: christopher stevens is only the sixth u.s. ambassador in american history to be killed by terrorists. it was a shock at the state department where secretary of state hillary clinton spoke earlier. >> today many americans are asking-- indeed, i asked myself-- how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save from destruction? let me be clear: there is no justification for this. none. violence like this is no way to honor religion or faith and as long as there are those who would take innocent life in the name of god, the world will never know a true and lasting peace. >> pelley: the state department has a tradition of honoring fallen u.s. diplomats by etching their names in marble at headquarters in washington. 236 names are on that wall. four will be added now. when stevens was appoint
attacks. >> the next president of the united states, mitt romney! . >> reporter: at a rally in virginia a protester cut romney off when he started to talk about libya. >> what a tragedy to lose a wonderful -- a wonderful. >> reporter: mitt romney's attacks of the president the day after the libyan killings leaving some to believe he may have acted too soon. >> they realize they may have jumped the gun. don't get your foot into something and have the waters change between when you stepped in and when you're ready to make your move. >> reporter: from air force one president obama called republican congressional leaders to thank them for not joining romney's attacks. secretary of state hillary clinton will be at andrews air force base this afternoon to receive back into the u.s. the remains of the americans killed in benghazi. >> the other two americans who were killed in the benghazi attacks have been identified by the state department. they were both former navy s.e.a.l.s working security. again dougherty was a paramedic, pilot and trained sniper. >> glenn lived his life to the fullest.
to the american people and to the world that the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda. >> yeah, we watched it live. they had tvs set up in the hanger that we were at and literally still in your camouflage uniform are our gear kind of set to the side and we heard it was coming and we gathered around and watched the address. >> what did you think? >> now the world knows that we've got him. >> when you landed back in the united states, what did you think of all the media coverage? >> it was all surreal. this had been so hush hush leading up to it. we we want and did it. we got on a bus, they drove us back to work. i didn't even go in, they told us we had a couple of days off, i grabbed my keys, went and got in my truck and i put it in the book but you know, i hit taco bell on the way home, hit the drive-thru, couple of tacos and you know, ate it in my car right there and drove home. >> you were part of the team that killed osama bin laden and the first thing you do when you get back to the united states is go to taco bell? >> two tacos and a
, god bless you. and god bless these united states. ( cheers and applause ). . >> pelley: president obama making his case for a second term as president of the united states. tell the audience essentially that we're all on a journey together, that progress has been made and he urged everyone in the hall to build on it. mrs. obama and the obama's daughters malia, age 14, who started high school this week. and sasha, of course, age 11. and here is joe biden and his wife, dr. jill biden joining the obamas. bob schieffer, a classic barack obama speech but there was one line in particular that i heard that i'm not sure i have ever heard a president say. he said, "i'm proud of what we've achieved together, but i am far more mindful of my own failings." >> reporter: yeah, and i think that was an effort to say to people and to answer people who talked about, you know, that he had called for hope and change and he had built up people's hopes, and maybe beyond expectations that he could actually deliver on. it was a speech that did, as we were told it would, draw contrasts between these two
pelley. >> pelley: good evening. high stakes here tonight for the president of the united states as he tries for a breakout moment in this dead-heat race for the white house. barack obama will accept the nomination of his party, but under very different circumstances than his first nomination. in 2008, he was leading a movement for hope and change. tonight, he hopes that the voters impatient with the economy will not seek change again so soon. in his speech tonight, mr. obama will say that the american people face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. our campaign 2012 correspondents are covering the convention, and, first, we're going to go to nancy cordes, who has found out more of what the president will say. nancy. >> reporter: scott, obama campaign officials tell us that tuesday night michelle obama was about the president's character, and last night with president clinton was about his record and tonight will be about the future. they say president obama will make it very clear where he wants to take this country in a second term. and we just received excerpts from the
of the health care in the united states continue to rise. annual premiums rose 4% for americans who got their insurance through work. the annual premium is close to $15,000. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg made his first public comments since may. he called the stock's performance disappointing but is remaining hopeful. facebook shares have lost nearly 50% of their value since the ipo. and let the buzz begin, apple is set to announce the latest version of the iphone today. industry analysts aspect the new iphone will have a larger screen, a smaller dock connector and faster processor. also likely to have a different face than the iphone 4. >> the 4s is iphone 4. you couldn't tell the difference. this is a phone you can see from across the room and know it's the newer device. >> reporter: the new iphone isn't just revving up gadget geeks. sales of the next generation smartphone could add up to half of a percentage point to the fourth quarter gdp. quite a product there. >> i know. it will help the whole economy. >> reporter: might bring me over. >> come hang with the cool kids. >> reporter:
to the united states, but it urged vigilance. that anger is real. and in the middle east tonight spreading. the demonstrations outside the american embassy turned more violent thursday with street fights between molotov cocktail demonstrators and american agencies protecting the compounds. there are demonstrations too now at the united states embassy in yemen where a mob gathered but did not breech the building. this is the scene at the american consulate in libya where four americans, including the ambassador, were killed tuesday after a protest over the movie turned into a violent attack. american officials now believe cbs news reports was carried out by a terrorist group associated with al qaeda. the buildings are virtually destroyed. the newspaper, the independent reporting, that sensitive information is now missing, including potentially the names of libyans who have been working with americans there. now one libyan official says infiltrators within the security forces may have tipped off attackers to the whereabouts of the ambassador. libya says it has made at least one arrest. now,
cancer deaths in the united states this year will come from preventible causes like tobacco use, obesity and physical enactivity. it also predict -- enactivity. it also predicts that soon cancer will be the number one kill near boat the united states and global. >>> new research may explain why some people are able to eat whatever they want without gaining weight. 26 types of bacteria in the human digestive system which appear to be linked to obesity. scientists believe these bacteria could contribute to a condition known as metabolic syndrome which increases the risk of heart problems and diabetes. >> they include elevated cholesterol levels, elevated serum triglyceride lefts, high fasting glucose levels, insulin resistance, high blood pressure. >> another sign of metabolic syndrome is extra belly fat. scientists say they plan to continue to explore the bacteria's role in the condition and obesity in general. >>> researchers at cedar sinai hospital in los angeles say latino people have an increased risk of developing type ii diabetes because they store fat in their pancreas. the study a
chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [ applause ] >> now, the first time i addressed this convention in 2004, i was a younger man. a senate candidate from illinois who spoke about hope. not blind optimism, not wishful thinking, but hope in the face of difficulty. hope in the face of uncertainty. eight years later, that hope has been tested. by the cost of war, by one of the worst economic crises in history, and by political gridlock that's left us wondering whether it's still even possible to tackle the challenges of our time. and on every issue, the choice you face won't just be between two candidates or two parties. it will be >> question. the democratic political imperative was to reenergize the base and to persuade the disill lotioned 2008 supporters to give the obama-biden ticket a second chance. did president obama succeed in that, pat? >> no, he did not, john. they had a terrific condition, it was lively, more exciting than the republican convention. you had some terrific speeches. kerry was excellent, the first lady was excellent, b
in the middle eastern country of yemen, the sign they've ripped down says, "embassy of the united states." anti-american violence spread in the region today, fueled by anger or a once-obscure internet movie that ridicules islam, a film produced in the united states but one that has been condemned by the u.s. government. a mob attacked but did not break in to the u.s. embassy in yemen. in telephone calls today, president obama be thanked the president of yemen for condemning this embassy attack, but he told the president of egypt that the embassy there needs to be better protected. all of this, of course, comes a day after the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans were killed in a fiery assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. our team of correspondents is covering everyangy of this story, and we begin in benghazi where charlie d'agata made it inside the american consulate where the americans died. >> reporter: the attackers made sure there was nothing left. every single room in every single building on this compound looks like this-- torched and ransacked,. no place was sa
that ridicules the prophet mohammed. the film was produced in the united states. we're going to go first to nancy cordes with the return of the american dead. >> reporter: the remains of the u.s. ambassador to libya and three others were carried off a military plane and into a hangar where the president and other dignitaries state department staffers and the victims' families waited. the families had met privately with the president and secretary of state before the ceremony. >> this has been a difficult week for the state department and for our country. >> reporter: an emotional secretary clinton paid tribute to each man in turn. sphaupb smith joined the state department after six years in the air force. tyrone woods-- known to most as rone-- spent two decades as a navy seal serving multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. glen doherty-- who went by "bub" was also a former seal and an experienced paramedic. >> reporter: she saved for last the ambassador she had hand selected to help the libyan people build a new government. >> i was honored to know ambassador chris stevens. he was known not only
williams, thank you. >>> two american warships and elite united nations of the united states marines are on their way to libya this morning. investigators are already there looking for the people who killed the four americans. in benghazi, libya, visiting the ruins, charlie what did you see? >> reporter: well, nora, ruins is a good way to describe it, because the place has been decimated. every single building, every single room has been torched, everything inside smashed to pieces or taken out. really, there would have been no place to hide in that compound. when you talk to libyans here you hear the same thing. everybody is heartbroken. they're saddened, shocked by what's happened. they say that they're ashamed of what's happened. they say the ambassador is a personal friend to the libyans. he was here for growth, to show there is a stable future forelibya, ironically, and they held a pro-american rally last night here in benghazi to reinforce those sentiments. so, you know, even days after this event, there is a sense of shock, of anger at those behind it, and the investigation no
the way up to the president of the united states? >> actually, the counterterrorist center of the cia did a spectacular job. and that's what really comes down. in the aftermath, the white house and others said well, they didn't tell us enough. no, they told them everything they needed to know to go on a full alert. and the white house didn't do it. >> senior correspondent john miller, former fbi director joins us now. what do you make of this? >> i think what kirk has stumbled into here is a bit of a well-worn path. we knew some of that. what he has added is the granularity of the actual memos and some of the actual words that were there in front of the white house and the national security team. but, you know, richard clark, who is the national security advisor for terrorism, in his book, he said all the lights were blinking red and we were pushing this in front of condi rice every day and it was hard to get any priority on this. in george tenet's book, he details the briefings that were given. so some of this we knew -- >> but it's something that we didn't know? >> there's some in terms
group, too. the difference is that what the group in the united states did was protected. >> reporter: the school has produced hundreds of diplomats now serving the world over including tunisia, kosovo and malta. the current ambassador to syria, robert ford, he's also a graduate here. he's been called back to the u.s. because it's too dangerous there. >> for take lot of students thinking about going -- a lot of students thinking about going into this line of work, we realize this is a potential hazard of the job. >> reporter: these two students are in their final year of study at hopkins before joining the foreign service and say the killings have not changed their career plans. >> i know that libyans and americans alike were fighting in arms against the insurgents to fight away, but sometimes these things just happen. >> reporter: president obama has ordered that security be increased at every diplomatic post around the world. the professor says that may not be enough to guarantee the safety of our diplomats. >> the marines are there to protect the information. >> the marines' pri
, government agencies are private the sugars in the united states spend $750 billion on wasteful and unnecessary medical costs. 30-cents of every medical dollar. the group is saying that health providers must be held accountable and patients need to be more savvy. >>> the washington, d.c. health department is reporting the city's first death from west nile virus this summer. the victim was an elderly man. a second washington, d.c. resident is in the hospital now. and nationwide there is a sharp increase, a lot of them in texas. >>> a new study looking at the brca 1 or 2 breast cancer green mutation found that those who had a mammogram before they were 30 are at an increased risk. radiation exposure is a known risk factor for breast cancer. researchers suggest that they use a mri. >>> there is a downside for diagnosing infants with congenital heart disease in the womb. the babies do better, but 30% of mothers reported feeling stress and anxious after receiving the diagnosis. a researchers suggest that they receive psychological support. >>> drinking a non alcoholic version of red
that in the united states of america and if an embassy says something to the contrast that is not right. >> bob mcdonald telling 9 news now what he thinks romney meant to say. >>> we are learning new details about a shooting at morgan state university. tonight the victim who was a relative of a university football player on campus there remains in the hospital. his attacker still at large. plus believe the shooting was the result of a botched robbery. classes were cancelled as a precaution. they will resume in the morning. >>> police still haven't found the person who shot and killed an honor student on his way to high school. prince georges county police stepped up patrols around central high in capital heights. yesterday morning, ross was gunned down as he walked to school. police don't have a motive. if it was robbery, the killer didn't take his aye pod, phone -- ipod, phone, shoes or watch. ross's mother is considering moving her younger sons to another neighborhood because they are so afraid. >>> mow to an update on the story we brought you -- now to an update on a story we brought you last n
. thank you. >>> the bodies of the four am in the united states. u.s. marines saluted the coffins at andrews air base. those killed were ambassador chris ste vaccines, first ambassador killed in the line of duty in 33 years. navy s.e.a.l.s tyrone woods and glenn dougherty and sean smith. third coffins arrived on friday. at the memorial service both secretary of state hillary clinton and president obama spoke about putting an end to the violence. >> it is senseless, and it is totally unacceptable. the people of egypt, libya, yemen and tunisia did not trade the tyranny of a dictator for a tyranny of a mob. >> we will bring to justice those who took them from us. we will stand fast against the violence on our diplomatic missions. we will continue to do everything in our power to protect americans serving overseas -- >> u.s. embassies around the world issued alerts advising americans to review their security measures. for more we turn to margaret brennan. what are american embassies doing at this point? >> they are pretty much on lock down. you have a real focus on securing the perime
police reportedly fired on thousands of demonstrators outside the united states embassy. there were also protests outside the german and british embassies in that nation as well. >>> a virginia man convicted in a suicide plot to blow up the capitol learned his punishment today. amin al kalifi of alexandria was sentenced to 30 years in prison. the 29-year-old man was arrested last february with what he thought was an automatic weapon and an explosive laden suicide vest. they were fakes provided by fbi. >>> classes are back in session at two universities tonight after some eerily similar threats. the first came this morning at the university of texas at austin. a man called claiming to have planted bombs all over campus. there was also a bomb threat at north dakota state university. tonight the fbi is trying to figure out if they are related. >>> at valparaiso university in indiana is tightening security after threatening graffiti, but no word if that is related tonight. >>> new information about the former bus driver accused of ramming a school bus into an employee lounge in accokeek bac
of charitible activity in the united states. last year for the tenth anniversary, more than 33 million people took part in this national day of service and remembrance. >> there is no greater thing you can do than to sort of celebrate not only those lives but the message of giving back to the community. >> reporter: in seat pleasant, kristin fisher, 9news now. >> stay with 9news now and cbs news throughout the day as we mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. and on our web site wusa9.com, you can see artwork by children being shown at the pentagon. also, there are photos from new york's 9/11 memorial museum. learn more about the events that are happening around town today by going to our website wusa9.com. >>> we could learn more today about plans to try a former virginia police officer on murder charges. daniel harman wright is scheduled to northbound culpeper county circuit court for a motions hearing. harman-wright shot and killed 54-year-old patricia cook during a traffic stop last february. the officer claims cook trapped his hand in the window of her jeep as she drove away. but prose
:00 tonight. >>> tomorrow is the eleventh anniversary of the terror attacks on the united states that killed nearly 3000 people. in new york, the memorial at the world trade center has been open for a year, but unfinished business continues to raise difficult questions. randall pinkston has more now, from new york. >> reporter: four and a half million people have come to visit the footprints of the twin towers. memorial president joe daniels says the response has been phenomenal. >> they step on this very ground, where all that tragedy took place, and they see it transformed into a place of beauty and inspiration. >> reporter: but the site is still a work in progress. a budget battle has delayed the opening of the museum. curator january ma'am -- curator jan ramirez showed us what is there. >> reporter: firefighter david donated a helmet. the museum will have human remains from the world trade center. they are currently stored here with the new york medical examiner. >> there was a very strong push to bring them back to sacred bed rock. >> reporter: not all families agree. jim richards lost
the united states ever existed. july of 1944 the japannese decided to make an example >> reporter: he tells his students at the university of guam that guam's colonial past defines its present >> colonizedded by the spanish, the americans, the japannese and now it's very americanized but it's still very different. so you can have somebody from the states come to guam and say, you know, this feels like just like i'm in indiana or anywhere in the united states. you have a person come from indiana and come to guam and say this feels like i'm a country because of so many people moving back and forth across the pacific have made their way to guam. has all these influences. it's hard for guam to figure out what it is. >> reporter: while it has the biggest k-mart in the world and guamians are u.s. citizens they cannot actually vote in federally lexes. that's because guam is one of 14 u.s. territories, like alaska and hawaii were before they became states. only guam never made it that far. >> guam you have to say i'm from guam usa to kind of assert. i'm part of the united states. >> reporter: the j
breech of his secrecy of the united states government. >> i think this guy might be in some big trouble. >> reporter: john mahoney is a dc lawyer. he says from everything he knows about this case, he could very well have broken the law. >> for him to publish a book frankly that could possibly disclose national security secrets without getting cleance, could lead to criminal charges and lead to a court martial. >> reporter: if the book does include national security secrets, he may not be the only one in trouble. the co-author and publisher could also face criminal charges. anita. >> we'll have to wait and see what happens. thanks, matt. scott broke to him, and you can see that entire interview on sunday on 60 minutes right here on wusa9. >>> new tonight at 11:00, a memorial service is planned for neil armstrong next week right here in washington dc. it will be next thursday at the national cathedral and it begins at 10:00 a.m. and it's open to everyone. it will be streamed live on the cathedral's website and that sa's website. arm -- nasa's website. armstrong was the first man to walk o
goodwin of the humane society of the united states, he recognizes the signs of an illegal dog fighting operation. when he watched our video tape, he saw a lot of red flags. >> what we're looking at there is a treadmill that will be designed for them to fight. along with the harnesses and the heavy chains and the brutal device. >> and this is really a torture device. because that dog, they have gotten the neck held down. her waist held down in another. sometimes she would rather fight so what they will do is trap her down to the contraption so she is forcibly bread. he has an extensive criminal history. including charges of wreckless management and along with weapons and drug charges. >> this is a violent subculture. it is a felony. now with the help of the prince gorge's county attorney's office, what happened with the first-degree murder charges there. it is still unclear whether or not they were convicted or whether or not the charges were dropped. >> there's a pattern. >>> the department of the environment and several other local fire systems are keeping a close eye up at the new de
accept your nomination for president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> the parties faithful asking president obama to lead this nation for another four years and president obama asked the country for a chance to do just that, accepting the nomination for a second term in the white house. >> did tonight's speech convince voters he's the right guy for the job in 2012. gary nurenberg joins us. >> reporter: much of this day was spent dedicated to veterans and the military who said they did not receive enough respect at the republican convention last week. we have highlights and full remarks of the president's comment on wusa9.com. but in his remarks, the president said the country had made much progress and disaster facing the country four years ago said it will take years more to fix and argued that he is best suited to finish the job. he was introduced by the first lady. >> barack obama. [ cheers and applause ]. >> reporter: the choice, he says, is a choice. >> and on every issue, the choice you face won't be just between two candidates for the party. it will be a cho
. >> the first response to the united states must be outrage at the breach of the sovereignty of our nation and apology for america's values is never the right course. >> i thought he ought to apologize and i don't think he knows what he's talking about frankly. it's that simple. >> reporter: president obama's response to what mitt romney said, governor romney said the president has a tendency to shoot first and ask question. s later. this is getting pretty nasty and -- questions later. this is getting pretty nasty in the case of a real tragedy overseas. >>> thousands of protesters gathered outside the u.s. embassy in cairo to demonstrate against the same film. they scaled the exterior walls and pulled down an american flag. they also tried to raise a black flag with the words there's no god, but allah and muhammad is his messenger. >>> some of the country's most experienced diplomats are graduates of the johns hopkins graduate school of advanced international studies here in d.c. the flag is it at half staff tonight on the washington campus. students say they have learned from experienced
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moon was convicted of tax fraud in the united states. that was also the same year he founded "the washington times" newspaper. now in a statement, the president of "the washington times" said reverend moon had a remarkable sensibility about the influence and power of the media on culture and politics when he founded "the washington times" in 1982. we're grateful for his determined insight and support and we plan on a continuing legacy of credible, optimistic journalism in the nation's capital during a pivotal time in a changing world. our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire moon family for their loss. >>> the time right now is 5:05. i'm watching your money. the federal aviation administration says a fire shut down flights at the washington area's three main airports. this fire happened at a regional air traffic control facility in an office refrigerator. because the office had to be evacuated, flights in and out of reagan, dulles and bwi were stopped for 25 minutes. fortunately this happened yesterday morning. it affected less than 20 flights and had this happened during the
this that have made september 11 the largest annual day of charitable activity in the united states. last year for the 10th anniversary, more than 33 million people took part in this national day of service and remembrance. >> there is no greater thing you can do than to sort of celebrate, you know, not only those lives, but the message of giving back to the community. >> in seat pleasant, kristin fisher, 9news now. >> they are marking the 9/11 anniversary with an afternoon of service at freedom plaza. city leaders gathered for service projects. >>> hundreds of egyptians staged a protest today at the u.s. embassy in cairo. they are ang over a movie being produced in the united states, they say insults the profit mohommed. those protesters made up of conservative islamists scaled the wall and burned the american flag. a lot of muslims consider any depiction to be offensive. >>> anticipation is growing over tomorrow's expected release of iphone 5. not only is it expected to boost apple's bottom line, an economist with j.p. morgan predicts the iphone 5 will add between a quarter and a half per
. there was a new era. there were warm relations with the unction -- the united states. >> we have just very little time. the president was there in 2009 offering a speech to the muslim world. what happened to the good sentiment and in your analysis what should the u.s. do in order to go forward? >> well, i was able-- >> in the arab world, the muslim world to go forward, not just the u.s.? >> the egyptian people when they -- after the revolution and the removal of mubarak, they were very optimistic in terms of new relations and a new era with the united states. i experienced very warm welcoming feeling throughout the middle east among egyptians and lian refugees i spent time with living in cairo. they were very fond and appreciative of america's support of the revolution. so the small few islamic extremists in libya and the small few extremists in egypt who are portraying an image of violence in the middle east, they are not the majority. they are the minority. >> professor, thank you very much for being here with us. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. jessica? >> thanks, andrea. >>> it's 76:07. -- i
of state hillary clinton adds, the united states does working with other nations -- is working with other nairgses around the world to -- nations around the world to make sure our embassies and workers are safe. >>> prince george's county police are talking with students and staff, will be this morning at central high school. they're trying to find out if anyone had any problems with 18- year-old marckel ross. the junior was shot and killed yesterday morning as he was walking to school. kristin fisher is live outside central high school with the latest on the investigation this morning. this is so sad, kristin. >> reporter: it's a very sad story. prince george's county police say they still have no suspects and no motive 24 hours after marckel ross was shot and killed while walking down a sidewalk less than a mile away from his high school, central high school. he was just walking his regular one and a half-mile route to school yesterday morning when he was gunned down. his brooks and school bag were found scattered all over the sidewalk. this 18-year-old was very well known at central hi
-terrorism organizations working on behalf of the united states. we are not using his real name, even though it's out there and other news organizations have carried it. we are sticking to our promise to him to use the fictitious name that he uses in the book. >> and on that note, too, scott, cbs news went to great lengths to protect his identity and the way he looks. tell us about that, because when you see mark owen in this interview, that's not what this navy seal really looks, correct? >> pelley: not at all. if you saw the real man you would not recognize him. in fact, when i saw hem with his makeup on, i didn't recognize him. we at "60 minutes" hired really the best hollywood makeup artists, and they worked with him for many, many days to perfect a disguise that would change his look entirely. and without getting into a great deal of detail, it took about four or five hours every day before our interviews to transform his appearance into what you see on "60 minutes." he does not look anything like the man that you see. >> all right, scott pelley's full interview, an hour long, on "60 minutes" to
the united states in a very dangerous place because these demonstrations that we saw in benghazi and we saw in cairo we had demonstrations , very serious demonstrations in tunisia today, there were very strong demonstrations in yemen yesterday. we've had to send marines in there. we're also sending marines in to -- not large numbers -- but marines into libya. how far this thing is going to go and how long this is going to last, that's the thing that really concerns i think our foreign policy experts right now and you're right. it's what we're going to focus on sunday on face the nation. it's just you can't say yet how serious this is and how much deeper this is going to go. >> we'll hope the answer to that is not very serious and not too much deeper. bob, thank you so much. >> hope so. >>> well, medal or no medal everybody was a winner at the white house today. president obama saluted team america at the executive mansion. every olympic and paralympic athlete got a hands on congrats from the president himself. the first lady and vice president joe biden were also on hand for the celebration
routinely screened for ovarian cancer because the tests do more harm than good. the united states preventative task force made that same recommendation in 2004. it released new findings monday after conducting a larger clinical trial. ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women. >>> it is day two of the chicago teachers strike. educators took to the picket line monday over performance evaluations for laid off teachers. the school board and teachers union are scheduled to meet again today, but right now neither side appears ready to budge. >> 28% of the teaching staff being in the firing line that way, that will stress our teaching corps and not help it. >> i'm not going to allow another generation to go on the shortest school day and the shortest school year. i'm not going to allow another generation to go that doesn't make sure we make improvements in our most rigorous curriculum. >> this is the first time in 25 years chicago teachers have gone on strike. >>> "cbs moneywatch" time on a tuesday is. the chevy volt a big money loser? ashley morrison with mo
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